Community Colleges for International Development, Inc.
P.O. Box 2068
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52406-2068
Iowa International Center
Edna M. Griffin Building
319 7th Street
Des Moines, IA 50309
President: E. Charles (Chuck) Brice
Building cultural respect at home and around the world one person at a tijme.
Iowa Peace Institute
Peace Studies Program
Macy House 207
Grinnell IA 50112
Coordinator: Val Vetter
The mission of Iowa Peace Institute is to promote understanding of the causes of conflict and creative strategies for its peaceful resolution on many levels.
Iowa Resource for International Service is a nonprofit, non-religious organization founded in 1993 and located in Ames, Iowa, whose mission is to promote international understanding, diversity and peace.
Iowa Sister States
200 E. Grand Ave.
Des Moines IA 50309-1827
The mission of Iowa Sister States is to serve as a catalyst for cultural and economic interests by developing exchange relationships with other countries and carrying them out in communities all across Iowa. There are six sister states at the present time: Hebei Province, People's Republic of China (1983); Stavropol Krai, Russia (1988); Taiwan (1989); Terengganu, Malaysia (1987); Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan (1960); Yucatan, Mexico (1965)
Rural Enterprise Adaptation Program International
1427 4th Street SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
Emails: Reap@reapintl.com, REI@reapintl.com, Mueller@reapintl.com
REAP is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization whose purpose is to help stabilize rural villages in Russia, Latvia, and Lithuania with strategies to become self-sufficient and independent of the State system. REAP works with rural schools, youth and others to bolster rural resources and adapt survival techniques learned in the U.S.
Self Help International
805 West Bremer Ave.
P.O. Box 88
Waverly IA 50677
Fax (319) 352-4820
Self Help is dedicated to mechanization education for small-scale farmers worldwide. This training,will assist them to become self-reliant in meeting the food needs of their communities. Small-scale manufacturers and repairers are supported. Training Foreign personnel can be trained in Waverly as well as overseas.
Sister Cities International
Suite 250 - 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington DC 20004
Web-based Directory is the most up-to-date listing of 1,200 U.S. cities, counties, and states and their 2,000 partners in 125 countries.
Timothy O'Connor, Assistant Vice President
Virginia Hash, Director of CIEP Program Development and Study Abroad
Judy McConnaha, Study Abroad Coordinator
The World Food Prize
601 Locust Street, Suite 350
Des Moines, IA 50309 USA
Director: Herman Kilpper
Fax: (515) 245-3785
The World Food Prize is the foremost international award recognizing outstanding individual achievements in improving the quality or availability of the food in the World.